One of my relatives is an elementary educator in a public school. The town she teaches in is well-known locally for having heavily integrated classrooms and offering a lot of help to students with differing abilities.
Card Kiwi is a new entry into the online flashcard market. Card Kiwi's appeal is in its simplicity. Flashcards on Card Kiwi are text only. As you flip through your flashcards you rate your understanding by simply clicking thumbs up, thumbs down, or thumbs sideways.
Stoodle is an online whiteboard service supported in part by the CK-12 Foundation. Through Stoodle you can quickly create a collaborative whiteboard space. On your whiteboard you can type, draw, and upload images. You can connect Stoodle to your computer's microphone and talk your collaborators while drawing, typing, or sharing images.
On Kids Wordsmyth students can search for words, hear them pronounced, read definitions, and see illustrations of words. Students can search for words or simply browse through the Kids Wordsmyth online dictionary. The dictionary is arranged in a virtual book format with tabs for each letter of the alphabet.
Nathan's list is divided into twenty-five categories. Some of the categories of most interest to teachers are online whiteboards, survey/ poll tools, chart/ graph tools, annotation tools, document creation tools, and photo & drawing tools.
QuizBean is a nice platform for creating simple image-based quizzes that your students can complete online. The service recently received some updates that teachers will appreciate. The most significant update to QuizBean is the removal of the email requirement. You can now create QuizBean accounts for students that do not have email addresses. You can assign quizzes to students on a class-by-class or individual basis. Quiz results are automatically sent to your teacher dashboard when students have completed a quiz.
Educators App is a new service that will turn your classroom blog or website into an Android and iOS app. The service is available to anyone who has a blog or website that he or she maintains to distribute information to students and parents.
Dale Borgeson's insight:
The offer a limited app for free and you will need to pay to expand your app to cover a larger website.
Secret Millionaires Club is a series of animated videos and games designed to help kids learn the basics of business creation, management, and finance. The Secret Millionaires Club contains twenty-six animated videos featuring Warren Buffett talking with kids.
Google has recently rolled out a new interesting service called Google Tips. This new platform is created to help Googlers have a better graps of some of the services of Google. Google Tips, as its name indicates, provides tips, helpful hints, and pointers on how to make the best of some of its products including Chrome, Google+, Google Maps, Google Drive, Gmail, YouTube, and—of course—Google Search.
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